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Christmas markets accessible by public transport departing from Strasbourg

Departing from Strasbourg, we recommend a trip to some of our leading Christmas destinations: the Land of Mysteries, the Land of Light and the Land of the Christmas Tree all await you! Consult the dates and times of the trains and Christmas shuttles at the tourist offices or download our brochure.

Saverne

Travel time: 25 min. by regional rail

In Saverne you can discover the fairytale world around the town's Christmas village and the majestic Château des Rohan. At nightfall, Saverne really works its magic with the superb illuminations, which bring the facades, shop fronts and windows to life. Come along and experience Christmas in the Land of Light!

Sélestat

Travel time: 30 min. by regional rail

Sélestat is one of the leading destinations in the Land of the Christmas Tree. In this town, you will find Christmas trees in all shapes and sizes portrayed in the municipal decorations and in the different attractions and activities. Those who love tradition can look forward to a great Christmas here.

Obernai

Travel time: 30 min. by regional rail

In December, this town, which is rightly famous for its half-timbered houses, is transformed into a fairytale environment brimming with the enchantment and magic of the major Christmas festivities. It attaches great importance to its particularly rich and tasty culinary traditions at this time of year.

Haguenau

Travel time: 40 min. by regional rail

Located on the edge of the forest, this historical town invites young and old alike to discover a traditional fairytale Christmas. Haguenau hosts a traditional Christmas market in its historical town centre, where you can find all kinds of decorative items and local craftsman-made products.

Barr

Accessible by regional rail – weekends only

A Christmas craft market including tableware, floral art and food products welcomes you during the Advent weekends. During your visit you can also discover the Folie Marco Museum, a superb building containing period decors and furniture from the 18th century.

Molsheim

Accessible by regional rail – weekends only

The town synonymous with the legendary Bugatti organises a Christmas market with local products and produce from 15 neighbouring districts during the Advent weekends in Place de la Metzig, the Metzig being a magnificent Rhenish Renaissance

Niederbronn-les-Bains

Accessible by regional rail – weekends only

This famous spa resort in the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park organises an artisan Christmas market during the Advent weekends. Here, you can find all kinds of delicacies typically associated with an Alsatian Christmas, including confectionery, Bredele and mulled wine.

Wissembourg

Accessible by regional rail – weekends only

An attractive Christmas market laid out around the abbey church of St Pierre et Paul during the Advent weekends: the stalls are brimming with regional products while the town centre is brought to life with numerous attractions and activities.

Bouxwiller

Accessible by regional rail + shuttle – weekends only

Over the space of a weekend, this well-known Christmas market in the Hanau area is set up in the small squares, narrow streets and courtyards, not to mention the Place du Château for a truly magical Christmas. A "must see" attraction when visiting the Land of Light.